E-News Archive

E-News Archive 2016-11-26T09:30:42+00:00

Past E-News & CEFS Happenings

Welcome to the E-News archive of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems. Whether you’re just curious about what we’ve been up to through the years or you’re looking for a specific announcement or article that has come and gone, this is the place to read about it. To view a summary list of all our past e-Newsletters, click here!

The NC Farm to Early Care and Education Initiative Connects Local Farms and Early Childhood Education Centers Throughout North Carolina

Last year, CEFS was awarded a two-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to focus on creating connections between farms and early childhood education centers and family child care homes in North Carolina. 

September 13th, 2017|Categories: NC Farm to Early Care and Education, News, Press Release|Tags: , |

Puppets headline climate, food summit for youth

Under the partial cover of Center City Park’s wooden pavilion, youth performers steered colossal pole puppets — faceless gray suits symbolizing big oil, giant fists in shades of brown labeled “People power” and “El poder de la gente,” and vibrant flags representing wind, air and sun — but not before a proper introduction.

July 27th, 2017|Categories: Food Youth Initiative, Media Coverage, News|Tags: , , , |

Youth Meet in Greensboro, NC, to Address Food Systems, Inequality

About 100 high school youth from community and out-of-school organizations gathered along with their adult allies in Greensboro, North Carolina, this past weekend for a conference on food systems and inequality. The local group hosting the conference was the Food Youth Initiative, a project of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems.

July 24th, 2017|Categories: Food Youth Initiative, Media Coverage, News|Tags: , , , |

Five Questions with CEFS Graduate Fellow Angel Cruz

Five questions with Angel Cruz, a CEFS Graduate Fellow who recently graduated from N.C. State with a Ph.D. in Agroecology. She used participatory action research (PAR) to conduct research with smallholder farmers in rural El Salvador for a three-year research project to evaluate the role of sustainable soil management in improving food security for smallholder farming communities.